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Long an item on the Jackson Heights district’s list of goals and priorities, renovation of the Jackson Heights High School track took another step toward the starting line on Monday with the USD 335 Board of Education’s noting of an application for a grant to assist with the renovation project. The...
Crewmembers from the Jackson County road and bridge department have completed several projects this year with funds from the special .4 percent sales tax, it has been reported. During the Jackson County Commission meeting on Monday, the commission reviewed road and bridge projects completed this...
Royal Valley has unveiled a new school logo featuring a panther, the school’s mascot. During the USD 337 Board of Education on Monday, board members reviewed the new logo and approved a logo use guide, with information on how students and staff members can use the logo (colors, fonts, etc….)....
Bridging and improving relations between Jackson County officials and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation was one of the late Jim Potter’s goals, and in his lifetime, he managed to rise above and beyond that goal. Known not only for his work on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Council and within...
Next Friday, Dec. 19, will be the last day of school in 2014 for Jackson County students. Holton schools will dismiss for winter break after a full day of classes that Friday. Holton High students, however, may be dismissed closer to 1 p.m. once finals are completed, it was reported. All Holton...
Debbie Calhoun shows off a handful of the colorful and bright Christmas light displays at her home near Larkinburg. The displays stretch for one-eighth of a mile and comprise more than 50 individual displays with about 26,000 lights, she said.
Ten years ago, in 2004, Debbie Calhoun was feeling a little bit of “empty nest syndrome” as the Christmas season was getting started. “The kids had moved out and we were on our own,” said Calhoun, who lives southwest of Larkinburg with husband Roy. “I used to decorate the inside of the house from...
Not much is known about the man tentatively identified by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department as the victim of a Nov. 24 trailer fire southeast of Denison. Sheriff Tim Morse said Timothy W. Michael, 53, had worked for Waste Management and also as a diesel mechanic, and he had some family in the...
Jackson County has fewer “deficient” bridges then most other northeast Kansas counties, according to information released by Norm Bowers, Kansas Association of Counties local road engineer. In a monthly newsletter sent out by the KAC, Bowers outlined the number of deficient bridges in the state and...
The bells of Christmas — namely the Lady Belles Handbell Choir from Holton’s First United Methodist Church — will fill the air as part of the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming “Second Saturday” promotion, set for this coming Saturday, Dec. 13, on Holton’s Town Square and sporting...

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